Quantcast

Books

Subscribe

BOOK REVIEW: 'Sugar' by Jewell Parker Rhodes

A lot can happen in a year, especially when everything else changes, too. In the book "Sugar" by Jewell Parker Rhodes, it happens even faster with history behind it to push.

Mosley Brings Readers New Protagonist

Walter Mosley knew he'd found his calling at age 34 when after working as a computer programmer and holding other jobs, he wrote his first novel.

BOOK REVIEW: '1954: The Year Willie Mays and the First Generation of Black Superstars Changed Major League Baseball Forever' by Bill Madden

In the new book “1954” by Bill Madden, you'll see how baseball was altered forever by one simple fix.

BOOK REVIEW: “Mistakes I Made at Work” edited by Jessica Bacal

Everybody knows what you did.

HEALTH, WELLNESS & NUTRITION: Recommended Books

Why is medical care in the United States so expensive?

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style' by Nelson George

And in “The Hippest Trip in America” by Nelson George, you’ll read about the iconic TV program that you never, ever missed.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Postcards from Cookie' by Caroline Clarke

As you'll see in the new memoir "Postcards from Cookie" by Caroline Clarke, some snail mail can make your heart zoom.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs' by Pearl Cleage

Would you want your children or grandchildren to read your journals, unedited, warts and all? Pearl Cleage thinks she might. Maybe. And in her new book, "Things I Should Have Told My Daughter," she explains why.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living' by Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc.

You're over just about everything: overworked, overloaded, and overwhelmed. But when you read "The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living" by Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc., you might start to feel better overall.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The White House for Kids: A History of a Home, Office, and National Symbol' by Katherine L. House

In the new book, "The White House for Kids" by Katherine L. House, you'll see what it's like at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Splash, Anna Hibiscus!' by Atinuke & Lauren Tobia

It's been a long and difficult winter. On many occasions, I'll bet you dreamed of tropical things. So maybe now's the time to put sand between your toes, the sound of the ocean in your ears, and "Splash, Anna Hibiscus!" ...

Eloise Greenfield's Lifelong Love of Words Inspires Young African-American Readers

When it comes to writing, Eloise Greenfield likes to take that slow magical ride into the world of imagination and creativity.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Living Safely, Aging Well' by Dorothy A. Drago, M.P.H.

You probably don't need to be reminded that, as we age, our bodies change. Bones get fragile, eyesight dims, hearing can fade, balance can go out of whack. But mere awareness puts you on the advantage.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Charly's Epic Fiascos: Beware of Boys' by Kelli London

Sometimes, even the best intentions get out of hand, as you’ll see in the new novel "Charly's Epic Fiascos: Beware of Boys" by Kelli London.